Cow-Calf Corner is a weekly newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency

Jan. 18, 2021

High grain price impacts on the cattle industryBy Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist… Read More

Cow-Calf Corner is a weekly newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency

Jan. 11, 2020

Beef trade bounces backBy Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist

U.S. beef trade is … Read More

Body condition scoring is an easy trait to record and is strongly correlated to cow productivity. But don’t overlook the value of body condition scoring your cattle multiple times throughout the year. A new four-page publication from Iowa Beef Center (IBC) at Iowa State University has the info … Read More

Cow-Calf Corner is a weekly newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency

Dec. 21, 2020

Cattle numbers will be supportive in 2021By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist

The December Cattle … Read More

Navigating the holiday season, with all of its eating and drinking events, has most people watching their rate of weight gain and striving for a skinner physique. Experts say that while that works for people, it’s not a good idea at all for cows, especially those that will … Read More

When it comes to marketing calves, the first thing that likely comes to mind is the price. But as Dan Childs, senior agricultural economics consultant at the Noble Research Institute, shares in the December 2020 episode of TSCRA Talk, there are several other factors to consider…. Read More

Do you want to start a beef herd? Maybe you’re just out of college, rejoining the family farming operation, and you want to expand. Perhaps you want to diversify your operation by adding more livestock. Whatever the reason behind your decision, there are factors you’ll want to consider and … Read More

We all have changes we can make to in order to better our operations. We can tweak a grazing plan to get the full value of our grass. We can market our cattle in a way to capture appreciation value and deflect depreciation cost. We can learn about … Read More

The Right Fit

Matching cows with available resources takes focus and action

By Miranda Reiman

One of the cow’s greatest assets is … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | Nov. 25, 2020

Drought conditions and a drier-than-normal winter has put cattle producers in a common dilemma – try to preserve herd size with supplemental feed or cull to stretch limited forage resources for quality cows and … Read More